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A pro-union sign was recently put up along Chicago Street just south of Joliet's downtown and north of the I-80 interchange.

A pro-union sign was recently put up along Chicago Street just south of Joliet's downtown and north of the I-80 interchange.

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Union strike gets underway in Will County

According to union leaders, more than 1,000 union employees of Will County are prepared to strike Monday morning to achieve a fair union contract.

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Union agrees to meet with county again to avert strike

AFSCME Local 1028, the union representing some 1,000 Will County employees who were set to strike this week, has agreed to a federal mediator’s request to return to the bargaining table.

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It’s back to the bargaining table in Will County

At the request of a federal mediator, Will County officials and negotiators for the county’s union employees have agreed to resume negotiations this week.